• Krakow, Poland
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    How to Spend 48 Hours in Krakow

    Put your wallet away while vacationing in Krakow. It is one of the most affordable cities in Europe. It’s clear to see why many travelers consider it as one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. Its lovely Old Town, magnificent castles, rich history, and elegant cobbled lanes make this city a delightful destination for a weekend getaway. With just 48 hours in Krakow, the self-proclaimed Polish capital of culture, you may have to put in extra effort to see all that this city has to offer, including medieval religious sites, Gothic relics, and other lovely attractions. Not to mention the many exotic restaurants, cafes and bars, green…

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    5 Best Restaurants in Krakow’s Old Town

    The varied flavors of Polish dishes are showcased best in Krakow. No other city in Poland exudes fine dining with a difference than Krakow, crowned as the European Capital of Gastronomic Culture in 2019. You can’t deny the fact that Krakow is loaded with some of the highly sought after food varieties for foodies. There’s a wealth of delicacies that you should consider – so no matter your taste, rest assured that Krakow will never disappoint. This food-obsessed city has created its own unique culinary trail, thanks to the fantastic eating establishments in the city’s Old Town. Take a look at the top Krakow Old Town’s best restaurant where you…

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    Tips For Visiting Krakow

    Krakow is undoubtedly one of Poland’s most vibrant town, with loads of top-notch restaurants, wonderful architecture, hedonistic nightlife, and art at every corner. If you’re traveling to Krakow for the first time, it might be hard to navigate and breathe while surrounded by crowds of people.  To avoid touristy traps while making the most of it, take our advice on everything and check-out our top tips for visiting Krakow. Best Time to Visit Krakow Krakow is one of the most favorite tourist spots in Europe. No doubt you want to join millions of people who have already had the pleasure of traveling to Krakow, though you are probably wondering when…

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    Where is Auschwitz?

    Do you love traveling to destinations that give you a better understanding of its rich history and culture? If you haven’t visited Auschwitz, it’s high time you did. It is the sort of place that shouldn’t be missed. If you’d like to bear witness to the dark, terrifying stories and atrocities that make this concentration camp an irreplaceable part of Poland’s history, be sure to visit in person. This is not the kind of place you feel excited visiting; however, you need to be prepared mentally and psychologically.  Overview Auschwitz is a concentration, and extermination camp set up by the Nazis during the Second World War. Between 1940 – 1945,…

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    Oskar Schindler’s Factory – Krakow

    Oskar Schindler Factory Museum is amongst the most visited tourist attractions in Krakow. This significant landmark is a must-see for every visitor, especially those who have a keen interest in Poland’s history and culture. Schindler’s List, the 1994 Academy Award Winning Film by an award-winning producer Steven Spielberg, paints a picture of the heroic businessman, Oskar Schindler, who risked everything to save lives of hundreds of people.  Before the Second World War, Krakow had one of the largest Jewish settlements in Poland. Many Jews had to relocate in search of a better life and secure future due to the turmoil, war, and the Nazi invasion ravaging Poland and its cities at…

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    Famous Churches in Krakow you Must-See

    Want to see one-of-its-kind architecture while vacationing in Krakow? Would you like to know where the city’s main wealth lies? Visit Krakow churches. Despite its modern age, Krakow never forgets its root. The town maintains its rich culture and traditions evident in its churches and other religious sites. Krakow churches are plentiful; hence it is impossible to explore all.  On the city’s touristic map, there are over 350 churches listed for you to choose from. Equally impressive is the fact that no two church has similar features. Each church boasts its own unique feature, so there’s something to admire.  Here are the best five churches in Krakow recommended to visit.…

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    10 Best Cafés in Krakow

    One of the things most tourists ponder on is how to make the most of the time they have while vacationing overseas. No doubt, there are many Krakow attractions worth visiting. However, to get the most of your time in Krakow, you need energy. Start your day with a great cup of finely brewed coffee. But the big question is, where can you find the best café establishment in the city? For the best cafes in Krakow, check out the venues on this list. 1. Wesola Café Opened its doors in 2014, Wesola Café is one of the popular café establishments in Krakow and for good reasons. They offer great tasting…

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    Exploring Krakow’s Old Town

    Many argue that no trip to Poland will be considered complete without spending at least a day in Krakow. It is described by many as a charming city that’s not only attractive but also ideal for travelers on all budgets, ages, and lifestyles. Visiting Krakow is one of the greatest travel decisions you’ll ever make. This is because the city never disappoints. What you’ll find upon arrival will amaze you – a beautiful Old Town bustling with activities and attractions designed to suit the lifestyle of every traveler. The Old Town is the most vibrant and popular place in Krakow, attracting more than 10 million people annually. The area is…

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    Nowy Wisnicz Castle Poland

    What attracts crowds of tourists in Nowy Wiśnicz is undoubtedly an impressive castle, rising on a forested hill above the city. This Baroque-Renaissance residence of the magnate families impresses with its beautiful architecture and excellent condition. History The castle in Wiśnicz was built around the mid-fourteenth century, probably at the initiative of Jan Kmita. Jan of the Szreniawa coat of arms built a small castle with one tower, surrounded by a palisade and an earth embankment. After 1516, Piotr Kmita, the most significant representative of this family and expanded the castle. All residential wings were raised by one floor, and a fourth corner tower, or rather an artillery bastion, was…

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    Lanckorona – The City of Angels

    Lanckorona is a very charming town, also called the city of angels. This small town is located about 40 minutes drive from Krakow and is often chosen by city residents for a short getaway from daily life. Lanckorona is at first glance a sleepy town, but under this shell is a place full of history and artistic spirit. History Lanckorona village was once a royal city, and in the years 1366-1934 had additional city rights, which were granted under the Magdeburg Law. This meant that this area was the hunting ground for King Casimir III the Great and King Władysław Jagiełło.  The aforementioned first king founded the castle in Lanckorona,…